Thursday, 24 October 2013
BBM, The Blackberry messenger application hits almost many android and iOS devices this week. BBM is now a cross platform app. Actually before this, it was only available for the blackberry device owners. Many people were waiting for this App since the leaked version was out. Blackberry developers made this app very fast and simple to use. Millions of people got their BBM app on their devices. But still this app made many people sad because of its compatibility and minimum system requirements. I will give you a solution for one problem here. If you are a tablet owner and want to install BBM on your Tab, then you must read on to enjoy the best ever messenger.
BBM for android comes with limitations. To keep the app stable and fast, developers made it available only to those smartphones which has latest operating system. To run BBM on your device, you must have Android 4.0 or up operating system that means your phone should have Ice-cream Sandwich OS to install BBM. BBM also doesn’t work in tablets of both android as well as iOS. Now this is really bad thing right. If you have a tablet with latest android operating system and you go to download the app and you see a notification that it is not supported. It really feels bad. But hey, don’t worry. I am writing this post only for you people. You can install it and use it very easily. You just have to sideload BBM in your android device that’s it. It is easy and simple way to install and enjoy Blackberry messenger.
What is sideload?
Sideloading is simple process to install an app into your device. Suppose you have to install application for your android phone, then you will go towards play store and will download apps from there because play store is authentic way to install any app. But wait, play store is not the only way to do that. You can also install apps from your memory card as well. Have you seen the exe file of computer while installing any software in your computer? Same here is APK file. A file with .apk extension is an installer for android device. Just download apk from external source and install it. Simple, isn’t it? So let’s see how you can sideload and install BBM app on your tablet. It works perfectly and flawlessly on Samsung galaxy Tab 2. It may work in many other tabs too.
So let’s see how to install BBM on tablet.
Install BBM on Tablet.
- Download BBM apk file from here.
- After downloading, copy it to any folder of your computer.
- Connect your tab to your computer and copy apk file to your tab. Make sure it will be easy to find that file in your tablet.
- After transfer completes, disconnect your tab.
- After that, go to settings of your tab.
- Then click on security. In security option, find device administration under that check on “Unknown Sources.” And save all settings.
- Now locate your BBM apk file and click on it. When prompted click on install and done!
- Now you have BBM on your Tablet!
I have included only one simple way to transfer apk file. You can also download it directly to phone or by dropbox.
Simple and safe to use. Your BBM is ready for use. Now open your app. You will see screen like below. It is the screenshot of tablet device.
Enter you email ID. You will be in line. You have to wait for a day or two because millions are also there along with you. It will depend how much you have to wait.
After receiving mail, create a Blackberry ID by filling the details as shown below.
BBM is now famous and it increased its users rapidly. It is giving tough competition to other messengers like Whatsapp. Let’s see how BBM will satisfy the users want. Hope this post helps you. Please subscribe to our feeds to get more about BBM and get latest tricks and tips on your mailbox for free.
Hope you successfully installed BBM on your tab. If you face any problem, just feel free to comment here. I will surely reply you. Blessings.
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